TBI Arrests Crossville Woman After Money Missing From Bank

Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s criminal investigation into money that went missing from a Cumberland County bank has resulted in an indictment and arrest.

Jennifer Brown, 31, of Crossville, was indicted by the Cumberland County Grand Jury on one count of theft over $10,000.

The 13th District Attorney General requested a TBI investigation after an internal audit at the First National Bank of Tennessee, located at 1386 North Main Street in Crossville, conducted in August revealed missing money.

It was determined that Ms. Brown, who was a teller at the bank, was short approximately $26,000 in her teller drawer. She was fired from her position at the bank.

Ms. Brown was arrested today by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and booked into the jail on $15,000 bond.


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